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Donald W. Buck, II, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Breast Surgery
Breast Reconstruction
Hand and Wrist Surgery (Plastic/Reconstructive)
Head and Neck Surgery
Lymphedema Surgery
Lipoedema Surgery

Board Certifications

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Christian Hospital - Northeast

Areas of Clinical Interest

Advanced microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, head and neck, trunk and extremities; lymphedema surgery; lipoedema surgery; cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body, including body contouring, breast augmentation, reduction, lift, tummy-tuck, rhinoplasty, and facelift

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Christian Hospital
Professional Building 1

11155 Dunn Road
St. Louis, MO 63136

Office Phone: (314) 653-5806
Fax: (314) 653-5828

Education

Education

Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2013
B.S.: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 2002
Medical Degree: The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 2006
Fellowship: Reconstructive Microsurgery, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario 2014

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A Cross-Sectional Study of Variations in Reimbursement for Breast Reconstruction: Is A Healthcare Disparity On the Horizon?
Odom EB, Schmidt AC, Myckatyn TM, Buck DW 2nd
Ann Plast Surg. 2017 Oct 3; doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001228.

PMID:
    28984659
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Education for the Future: What the Residents Want.
Odom EB, Janis JE, Gosain A, Barker JC, Buck DW 2nd
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Oct; 140(4)646e-647e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003741.

PMID:
    28953756
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Retrospective Cohort Study on Payor Type and the Effect on Revisions in Breast Reconstruction.
Odom EB, Sharma K, Grant DW, Buck DW 2nd, Myckatyn TM
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Oct; 140(4)527e-537e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003662.

PMID:
    28953717
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Are Residents Prepared for Surgical Cases? Implications in Patient Safety and Education.
Mundschenk MB, Odom EB, Ghosh TD, Kleiber GM, Yee A, Patel KB, Mackinnon SE, Tenenbaum MM, Buck DW 2nd
J Surg Educ. 2017 Jul 18; pii: S1931-7204(16)30390-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.07.001.

PMID:
    28733171
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Adipose Tissue Drives Response to Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in a Murine Pressure Sore Model.
Gust MJ, Hong SJ, Fang RC, Lanier ST, Buck DW 2nd, Nuñez JM, Jia S, Park ED, Galiano RD, Mustoe TA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May; 139(5)1128e-1138e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003271.

PMID:
    28445367
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Residency Match Rank List Creation: Who Waves the Wand?
Odom EB, Buck DW 2nd
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov; 138(5)955e-956e.

PMID:
    27437731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lipedema: A Relatively Common Disease with Extremely Common Misconceptions.
Buck DW 2nd, Herbst KL
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 Sep; 4(9)e1043.

PMID:
    27757353
    [PubMed]
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Obesity-Induced Lymphedema: Clinical and Lymphoscintigraphic Features.
Buck DW 2nd
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar; 137(3)646e-647e. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000480005.65175.05.

PMID:
    26910719
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Plastic Surgery Milestones: Friend or Foe?
Buck DW 2nd, McGrath MH
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Nov; 26(8)2254-6. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002203.

PMID:
    26517467
    [PubMed]
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Predictors of readmission after outpatient plastic surgery.
Mioton LM, Buck DW 2nd, Rambachan A, Ver Halen J, Dumanian GA, Kim JY
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan; 133(1)173-80. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000436833.11442.8d.

PMID:
    24105090
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A multivariate regression analysis of panniculectomy outcomes: does plastic surgery training matter?
Mioton LM, Buck DW 2nd, Gart MS, Hanwright PJ, Wang E, Kim JY
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Apr; 131(4)604e-12e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182818f1f.

PMID:
    23542279
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pressure ulcers.
Buck DW 2nd, Goucher H, Lewis VL Jr
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Nov; 25(11)509-12. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000422627.63148.af.

PMID:
    23080238
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A geometric analysis of mastectomy incisions: Optimizing intraoperative breast volume.
Chopp D, Rawlani V, Ellis M, Johnson SA, Buck DW 2nd, Khan S, Bethke K, Hansen N, Kim JY
Can J Plast Surg. 2011 Summer; 19(2)45-50.

PMID:
    22654531
    [PubMed]
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Bone biology and physiology: Part II. Clinical correlates.
Buck DW 2nd, Dumanian GA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun; 129(6)950e-956e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31824ec354.

PMID:
    22634692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bone biology and physiology: Part I. The fundamentals.
Buck DW 2nd, Dumanian GA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun; 129(6)1314-20. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31824eca94.

PMID:
    22634648
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A novel prospective three-dimensional analysis of nasolabial fold augmentation.
Davila AA, Buck DW 2nd, Chopp D, Connor CM, Persing S, Rawlani V, Kim JY
Aesthet Surg J. 2012 May; 32(4)488-94. doi: 10.1177/1090820X12442528.

PMID:
    22452840
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multidisciplinary approach to the management of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
Buck DW 2nd, Kim JY, Alam M, Rawlani V, Johnson S, Connor CM, Dumanian GA, Wayne JD
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 67(5)861-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.01.039.

PMID:
    22387033
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A link to Gillies: one surgeon's quest to uncover his surgical roots.
Buck DW 2nd
Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Jan; 68(1)1-4. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182418a02.

PMID:
    22193424
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired response of mature adipocytes of diabetic mice to hypoxia.
Hong SJ, Jin DP, Buck DW 2nd, Galiano RD, Mustoe TA
Exp Cell Res. 2011 Oct 1; 317(16)2299-307. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2011.07.004.

PMID:
    21777581
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The TallyHo polygenic mouse model of diabetes: implications in wound healing.
Buck DW 2nd, Jin DP, Geringer M, Hong SJ, Galiano RD, Mustoe TA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5)427e-437e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31822b7333.

PMID:
    21738082
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Musculoskeletal Transplant

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $25,001 - $50,000

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017